Daily Crunch: Tesla is closing retail stores

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Lyft lost $911 million on $2.1 billion in…

Lyft released its long-awaited IPO prospectus Friday, revealing that the Uber archrival lost $911 million on $2.1 billion in revenue last year. The No. 2 ride-hailing company, however, expects sales to grow faster than losses,…

Here’s a List of the Eight Republicans Who…

    On Tuesday, eight House Republicans crossed the aisle to vote with Democrats in favor of gun control. The House passed H.R 8: the Bipartisan Background Checks Bill. The vote? 240 to a wimpier…

Tesla announces $35,000 Model 3, is closing its…

On Thursday afternoon, Tesla announced that it's finally ready to start selling the cheapest versions of its Model 3 electric vehicle. For $35,000—before any federal or local tax incentives—you can now order a rear-wheel drive…

Tesla to close stores, take orders for a…

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla is shifting all of its sales from stores to the internet, saying the move is needed to cut costs so it can sell the mass-market Model 3 for a starting price…

Trumps art of no deal ends North Korea…

We’ve reached the end of our week, Short Listers, and the end of President Trump and Kim Jong Un's not-so-bromantic getaway in Vietnam. It's Ashley. Here's the news to know today.  But first: A pharmacy professor accused of student…

Amazon ending sales of physical Dash Buttons, one…

(Amazon Photo)Amazon is killing off the small, plastic, WiFi-enabled Dash Buttons that let customers quickly restock items like laundry detergent, baby food, paper towels and more. CNET reported Thursday that Amazon is no longer selling…